Dr. Wayne Collins
Wayne Collins earned a Ph.D. degree in physical chemistry from the University of Houston and an MBA in marketing from Wright State University. He worked for Solvay Polymers in Houston, TX where he managed product development, analytical support, and plant process laboratories with a staff of 60 for 25 years, the last 3 years with BP after its acquisition of the company. He is past president of the Association of Laboratory Managers, was editor of Managing the Modern Laboratory and has published over 75 journal articles, given conference presentations, and conducted workshops on laboratory management worldwide. He retired from Agilent Technologies as Global Marketing Manager in 2016.